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Welcome to our new students in the Toxicology & Cancer Biology program!

Our Toxicology & Cancer Biology program is interdisciplinary, whose faculty are leaders in their fields and use cutting edge approaches to investigate oxidative stress, genetic instability, metabolism and...

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Posted - Aug 21Read More

Welcome to our first cohort of students in the new Master's of Forensic Toxicology & Analytical Genetics program

The University of Kentucky provides the only Master's of Forensic Toxicology and Analytical Genetics (or degree of comparable nature) in the state, and it is only the fifth such professional master’s degree in...

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Posted - Aug 19Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Kara Chan!

We am pleased to congratulate Kara Chan who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation on 7/15/19. Congratulations Dr. Chan and congratulations to Dr. Guo-Min Li for his excellent mentorship and other...

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Posted - Jul 15Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Jazmyne Barney!

We are pleased to congratulate Jazmyne Barney who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation today. Congratulations Dr. Barney and congratulations to Dr. Bernhard Hennig for his excellent mentorship and the...

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Posted - Jul 12Read More

Congratulations to 2019 Markey Women Strong Grant Recipient, Dr. Eva Goellner

Thanks to the collaborative contributions of Markey Women Strong members, Dr. Eva Goellner will receive a $50,000 grant to further her research into "DNA Mismatch Repair in Chemotherapy Resistance."

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Posted - Jun 27Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Christine Brainson on her new R01 grant

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Christine Brainson, Assistant Professor, has been awarded a new R01 research grant by the National Cancer Institute. Titled "Targeting epigenetic heterogeneity to improve...

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Posted - Jun 25Read More

New Proposed Out-of-state Tuition Rate for Professional Master's Program

We are pleased to announce the that university will be charging a special tuition rate for the Master's in Forensics Toxicology & Analytical Genetics program, pending approval of the Board of Trustees in...

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Posted - May 23Read More

Yulan Sun's Memorial Outstanding Graduate Student Awardee - Dr. Marisa Kamelgarn

The Yulan Sun's Memorial Outstanding Graduate Student Award recognizes graduate students for overall outstanding achievement in the graduate program. The Department of Toxicology & Cancer Biology is...

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Posted - Apr 22Read More

Congratulations, James Drury! Judges Choice Award winner for the CCTS 1-Minute Poster Pitch 14th Annual UK CCTS Spring Conference

Congratulations to doctoral student James Drury on winning the Judges Choice award for CCTS 1-Minute Poster Pitch 14th Annual UK CCTS Spring Conference, April 15, 2019. James Drury with his mentor Dr. Kate...

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Posted - Apr 22Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Marisa Kamelgarn!

We are pleased to congratulate Marisa Kamelgarn who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation today. Congratulations Dr. Kamelgarn and congratulations to Dr. Haining Zhu for his excellent mentorship and the...

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Posted - Mar 22Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Marco De Freitas Clementino!

Dear Colleagues, we are pleased to congratulate Marco De Freitas Clementino who successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation today. Congratulations Dr. Freitas Clementino and congratulations to Dr. Joy Zhang...

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Posted - Mar 8Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Anye Wamucho!

We are pleased to congratulate Anye Wamucho, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on February 21, 2019. We would also like to congratulate and acknowledge Dr. Olga Tysusko for her excellent...

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Posted - Feb 21Read More

UK Study Shows Promise Toward Prevention of Melanoma

In a study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, a team of University of Kentucky researchers led by Stuart Jarrett, Ph.D., and Dr. John D’Orazio have discovered specific protein interactions that...

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Posted - Jan 15Read More

Welcome our new Administrative Support Associate!

We are pleased to introduce our new Administrative Support Associate, Ms. Catherine Park. Hailing from New Jersey, she attended Rutgers University and earned a bachelor's degree in history. She is relatively...

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Posted - Jan 11Read More

Dr. Mary Vore to present the 2019 Norman Weiner Lecture

Dr. Mary Vore from the University of Kentucky to present the 2019 Norman Weiner Lecture. This lecture was established in memory of Dr. Norman Weiner, past ASPET President and chair of the Department of...

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Posted - Jan 10Read More

Daret St. Clair Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from International Society

University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researcher Daret St. Clair, Ph.D., has been named the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient from the Society for Redox Biology and Medicine (SfRBM). St. Clair...

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Posted - Nov 27Read More